FEFU and Russian Helicopters Holding become partners

Far Eastern Federal University and Russian Helicopters Holding of Rostec State Corporation announced commencement of strategic cooperation in the field of student training for helicopter manufacturing enterprises of the country. Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the FEFU President Sergey Ivanets and Russian Helicopters Holding CEO Alexander Mikheev.

The parties agreed to implement special training programs for students and existing personnel of the enterprises integrated into Russian Helicopters Holding at the FEFU premises. In the future, the parties plan to launch special training programs and joint work on the development of personnel training standards in the field of helicopter manufacturing. Besides, FEFU is ready to offer its capacity in research and development to address the challenges of the Holding’s enterprises. The Holding is going to use FEFU potential to develop its presence in the Asia Pacific. The parties also consider opportunities of participation of Russian Helicopters Holding in formation of the FEFU Endowment Foundation.

“Effective development of the Far Eastern Federal University and implementation of the task assignments of the Russian government is impossible without partnerships with the major industrial corporations. Today, Russian Helicopters Holding unites all helicopter manufacturing enterprises of the country while being a world leader of the industry. Cooperation with such partner is honorable and important for the University as it has a great strategic significance. I am convinced that our joint work will help us achieve greater results,” said FEFU President Sergey Ivanets.

“Currently the Holding successfully implements a program of qualified personnel training, which is why we are very interested in joint projects with the best universities of the nation,” said Russian Helicopters Holding CEO Alexander Mikheev. “We hope that cooperation with FEFU will bring the personnel training in the field of helicopter manufacturing to a higher level and will dramatically improve the human resources potential of our enterprises.”

The Memorandum signed brings cooperation between Russian Helicopters Holding and the Far Eastern Federal University to a higher federal level. Mutually beneficial cooperation of the University and one of the Holding enterprises, The Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company, has a long history and practical results of cooperation. The FEFU School of Engineering has created an intelligent robotic cell for processing of components of the new civic helicopter Ka-62, which should be installed at the shop floor of the Company by the end of this year. Successful implementation of this project should serve as a basis for fruitful cooperation between Russian Helicopters Holding and FEFU in the years to come.


Russian Helicopters Holding is a part of Rostec State Corporation and one of the world leaders in the helicopter manufacturing industry, the only developer and producer of the helicopters in Russia. The Holding was established in 2007. It integrates five helicopter manufacturers, two design bureaus along with the companies on production of components and servicing, aircraft repair plants and a service company, which offers an after-sale support to its clients both inside and outside of Russia. Among the Holding’s clients are Russian Ministry of Defense, Russian Ministry of the Interior, Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, other government agencies, Gazpromavia and UTair along with other major Russian and international companies.

Rostec State Corporation is the Russian corporation established in 2007 to encourage development, production and export of civil and military high-tech industrial products. The Corporation integrates 663 companies, which form nine holding companies in the defense industrial complex and six holding companies in civic industrial complex along with the 32 enterprises that are managed directly. Rostec enterprises are located throughout 60 entities of the Russian Federation and sell their products to the markets of over 70 countries.

Source: FEFU Press Service